The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit,
multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, RI, and beyond.


Join the JAC Affiliated Artist Program!

This unique program for artists not only provides an opportunity to be affiliated with a nationally recognized arts organization, but also steers interested individuals and art patrons to their websites. Learn more…



Summer Camps

Now open for registration – Join the fun!
July 3 – August 18, 2017
Ages 3 – 15


June 30 – August 13, 2017

WORD: Text in Contemporary Art

The Jamestown Arts Center is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary facility created to benefit the community of Jamestown, Rhode Island, and beyond.

Our mission is to engage, enrich and inspire our community through extraordinary arts and educational experiences.

JAAS Open Studio Tour

07/29/2017 | 9am - 4pm

Jamestown Alliance for Artist Sustainability presents the  Jamestown Open Studio Tour The fourth annual open studio tour of Jamestown artists’ studios and workspaces will be held on Saturday July 29th from 9am to 4pm. Twenty artists will participate at twenty two different locations throughout Jamestown. Visit these artists and watch the behind the scenes techniques[…..]

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For Adults

Year round classes where adults can flex their creativity, find a creative outlet or sharpen their skills. Classes offered in fine arts, technology and design.

For Teens

Teen classes are geared towards the dynamic adolescent brain – Creative classes & workshops in a variety of fine arts, technology and design driven mediums.

For Children

Children: Year round dynamic, hands on classes & vacation and summer camps designed especially for children. We offer creative birthday parties too!


One Big Home

08/17/2017 | 7pm

One Big Home Thursday, August 17th 7 pm $10 at the Door Gentrification comes in many forms. On the tiny island of Martha’s Vineyard, where presidents and celebrities vacation, trophy homes threaten to destroy the island’s character. Twelve years in the making, One Big Home follows one carpenter’s journey to understand the trend toward giant houses.[…..]


WORD, Text in Contemporary Art


  WORD: Text in Contemporary Art Curated by our very own Karen Conway June 30 – August 12, 2017 Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm   Opening Reception at the 7th Annual Summer Soirée Friday, June 30, 2017 7:00pm – 10:00 pm Champagne Preview &  Curator’s Talk at 6:00 pm Join us to[…..]


Text in Contemporary Art at Jamestown Arts Center

Posted on July 1, 2017

The intersection of language and visual form provides both the tools and the subject of conceptual art. “WORD: Text in Contemporary Art” at the Jamestown Arts Center offers over 55 images, objects and installations contrasting canonical works with recent forays in the art-form. While concentrating on artists in southern New England, curator Karen Conway has[…..]

A very special thank you to our generous Business Partners



Estes/Twombly Architects    •    Overhead Door Garage Headquarters    •    Steve Ray Construction    •    Joseph Tamburini, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley


Central Painting, LLC   •   Peter   J. Schott, DMD    •    UNION PEARL    •    Worldways Social Marketing


Mansions & Manors


Karen Augeri Benson, Esq.    •    People's Credit union    •    Taste,  Artful Interiors & Design


Belmont Market    •    Forster Orthodontics    •    Andrew B. Hunter,  Hunter Greens Garden Design    •    Nardolillo Funeral Home    •    Slice of Heaven    •    M.F. Smith Associates    •    South Shore Capital Advisors, LLC    •    Michael Swistak, Wolpert Insurance    •    Tollgate Orthodontics, Jamestown


Jamestown Arts Center | Location: 18 Valley Street, Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835 | Mailing Address: PO Box 97, Jamestown,
Rhode Island 02835 | for more Information call: (401) 560-0979 or email


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